Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 3/1/12
Now that Ward has learned that he will be released and also issued a statement which includes the fact that he wants to play in the NFL next season, there are several likely destinations where he could end up. It’s hard to think about but time marches on and now so does Hines. One can hardly blame Ward for wanting to continue playing, he feels like he has more football left in him so why not? His lack of production last season in Pittsburgh wasn’t a reflection of his inability to play, but rather Mike Tomlin and the coaches deciding to go with youth and speed rather than veteran tenacity.  Sure he’s lost a step, father time is ruthless, but he can still contribute. There is no blame to be cast, it’s just the way the NFL is these days, you can no longer hang onto aging veterans when new, upstart talent is ready to take over. As far as Ward goes  there’s no way I would see him signing on with a team that isn’t a contender for a championship now, at least that’s how I think about it if...
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